Performance Opportunities

Performance Opportunities

Performance Opportunities

The Nutcracker

We are excited to feature students from the Centre for Dance Education in Atlanta Ballet's production of The Nutcracker! Students age 6 and up who are currently enrolled in the Atlanta Ballet Centre for Dance Education and meet all the age, height, technical, and level requirements are invited to participate in the audition. You must also be available to attend all the required rehearsal and performance commitments. Please do not audition if you do not meet this criteria. No emails or phone calls, please.

Audition: Saturday, September 11
: Michael C. Carlos Centre
1695 Marietta Blvd NW
Atlanta, GA 30318
Time: Between 3:00-7:00p (based on age)

COVID-19 Policies

To protect the safety of the Nutcracker casts, AB company, AB2, and staff are all fully vaccinated. The following is required for all children’s cast members.

Age 16+: required to provide proof of vaccination by October 5th.
Age 12-15 are strongly recommended to obtain the vaccine.
Under 12 years old: AB will continue to monitor the CDC recommendations.
All students cast will be masked during rehearsals and performances.
If your child has difficulty breathing with a mask for prolonged periods of time - Do Not Audition.

Pre-registration is REQUIRED.

  • We cannot guarantee roles to all students who audition.
  • No audition fee required. There is a $150 participation fee for each student cast.
  • This is a drop-off only audition. Parents are not permitted in the lobby.
  • Results will be sent via email. No phone calls or emails, please.
  • Due to costume restrictions, height requirements will be strictly enforced.


  • Girls: Atlanta Ballet logo leotard, tights, and ballet shoes with hair pulled back in neat bun. No jewelry.
  • Boys: Atlanta Ballet logo uniform t-shirt, tights or shorts, and ballet shoes. No jewelry.
  • Gymnasts: leotard, appropriate shoes

Audition Schedule

**all students must pre-register through link below. No pre-registration, no audition.**

Ages 6-8 – Height Requirement 3'3"-4'0"
3:00p Check-In
3:30-4:30 Audition

Ages 9 to 16 – Height Requirement 4'2"-5'4"
4:00 Check-In
4:30-6:00 Audition

Gymnasts - age 9-16; open to non-Centre students
5:30 Check-In
6:00-7:00 Audition

Performance Dates: Performance dates will vary depending on casting assignments. This year's production will run December 4-29, 2021 at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.

Click here for important dates and rehearsal information.